Business owners hoping Baker will continue gains

Massachusetts business owners and business and organizations that support them are already at work planning a pro-business agenda for the incoming administration of Governor-elect Charlie Baker.

826 Boston and Northeastern University work together to host College Essay Boot Camp

College-bound students have the opportunity to get help with college essays during 826 Boston’s College Essay Boot Camp Saturday at Northeastern University.

School department commits resources to Madison Park

Madison Park Headmaster Al Holland is hoping to turn around the Technical Vocational high school, aided by increased financial resources and new administrative staff.

Elder financial abuse a growing problem as population ages

As the ranks of older adults are expected to swell nationwide in the coming decades as the large Baby Boomer generation reaches their 60s and 70s, more and more elders are at risk of being swindled by unscrupulous caregivers and ...

City, state officials mark completion of Dudley Greenville housing

The completion of 43 units of affordable and market-rate housing on Dudley Street marks the end of the redevelopment of the Orchard Gardens area under the HUD HOPE VI program

Baker wins race for governor with few black, Latino votes

Charlie Baker won the race for Massachusetts governor by little more than 40,000 of the more than 2 million votes cast.

Dorchester youth honored by First Lady

First Lady Michelle Obama presented Project STEP (Strings Training and Education Program) with the prestigious National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.

ISIS and the cost of war

The United States is just five weeks into the latest phase of its effort in Iraq against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria militant group — but already there are calls ...

Former Freedom House president Cecile Gordon, 88

Cecile Gordon, 88, led a life dedicated to serving Boston’s black community.

Hearing to address lax bank regulations after ProPublica story reveals secret recordings

Federal Reserve Bank of NY employee secretly recorded hours of meetings with colleagues at New York Fed and executives from Goldman Sachs as she examined Goldman’s policies.

Health corps gives students hands-on work experience

Partners HealthCare teams up with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to develop the future health care workforce

In The News: Rob Consalvo

Former Hyde Park City Councilor Rob Consalvo has been appointed Deputy Director for Homeownership Programs for the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development.

Report disputes ‘brain drain’ phenomenon

While some business leaders say Boston is losing college graduates to other cities, a new report shows the city retains a better educated workforce than most U.S. cities

NAACP’s Lean In series inspires young professionals

Volunteers with the NAACP Boston Branch hoped to inspire young professional women with the Lean In Series.

Mayor Walsh launches regional climate preparedness effort.

Last week, on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Martin Walsh announced the city of Boston will be convening a regional summit to better prepare Greater Boston for the impacts of climate change.